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"If you truly wish your children to study Torah, study it yourself in their presence. They will follow your example. Otherwise they will not themselves study Torah, but will simply instruct their children to do so."

(Rabbi Menahem Mendel of Kotsk)                        

2016 - 2017 Programs and Classes


"Parenting Your Tween Through a Jewish Lens" at Temple Isaiah
Sundays, December 11 & 18, 2016; January 22, Februay 5 & 12, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m

Share the ups and downs of raising tweens (ages 9-13) today with other thoughtful parents. Learn how compelling Jewish texts and traditions can guide and enrich your family.

More details and registration at website hebrewcollege.edu/parenting. Contact by email at parenting@hebrewcollege.edu or call 617-559-8734.


February 2017 is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

Sunday, February 5 from 9:00 am -10:30 am 

A panel will discuss the complexities and successes in creating an inclusive community.  The presenters will share personal experiences and professional expertise with the aim of expanding our community knowledge and commitment to meeting the needs of individuals and families with different abilities, including mental health, intellectual, medical, and physical challenges.  Following the presentations, we will have a question and answer period.  Please join us for coffee, a nosh, presentations, and conversations.

Friday, Februay 17 at 8 pm

Join us for a special Shabbat service focused on our Jewish responsibility to inclusion.  Throughout the service congregants will share their personal stories regarding what an inclusive congregation means and feels like. The service will be followed by an oneg Shabbat that models inclusive seating, social connections, and snack selection.


The Heart of Learning - A Look at Kids and the Hard Questions, with Rabbi Marc Baker
Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.